Press Releases Feb 24, 2020

Shutterfly, Inc. Names Moudy Elbayadi Chief Technology Officer

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 24, 2020 – Shutterfly, Inc., the leading retailer and manufacturing platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments, today announced the appointment of Moudy Elbayadi as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective today.

“I’m delighted to welcome Moudy to the Shutterfly team,” said Hilary Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc. “Our technology platform is at the heart of delivering great experiences that delight our customers. Further investments in our technology will drive effectiveness of our experiences and efficiency of our operations.  Moudy brings a proven track record in data-driven decision making that delivers operating results.”

Moudy Elbayadi, SVP and CTO

With more than twenty years of experience, Moudy has worked with a number of high-growth companies and across a variety of industries. Most recently, Moudy was Senior Vice President of Product & Technology for Brain Corp, a San Diego-based AI company creating transformative core technology for the robotics industry. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Technology, at mobile app pet care company Wag!, where he oversaw product development, technology operations, security, and DevOps, and was responsible for building the organization’s data insights platform. Prior to Wag!, Moudy served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Symantec’s Consumer Business Unit, following the successful sale of LifeLock to Symantec for $2.3B. In that role, he was responsible for leading the transformation of a $2 billion dollar business, Norton and LifeLock, to run all services across two global public cloud providers while helping the business integrate acquisitions and prepare for rapid growth and delivery of a new digital safety platform.

Moudy has also held leadership positions at ACTIVE Network, Intuit, IndyMac Bank and Bank of America. He earned a doctorate in leadership and change from Antioch University, a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Chapman University, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Redlands.

“For the past 20 years, Shutterfly’s commitment to technological innovation has fueled the personalization and photo-based product space,” said Moudy Elbayadi. “I couldn’t be more excited to join a great executive team and work with the talented teams across multiple technology disciplines, from machine learning to engineering and cloud architecture and the infrastructure that powers it all, to create the next generation of technology-enabled customer experience.” 

About Shutterfly, Inc.

Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading retailer and manufacturing platform for personalized products and communications. Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. has three divisions: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch, and Shutterfly Business Solutions. Shutterfly Consumer and Lifetouch help consumers capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments through professional and personal photography, and personalized products. The Shutterfly brand brings photos to life in photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery. Lifetouch is the national leader in school photography, built on the enduring tradition of “Picture Day,” and also serves families through portrait studios and other partnerships. Additionally, Shutterfly Business Solutions delivers digital printing services that enable efficient and effective customer engagement through personalized communications. Snapfish was added to the Shutterfly Inc. portfolio of brands in January 2020. For more information about Shutterfly, Inc., visit

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